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, exciting environment. fun way to shop and also support a local store. >> how much did you spend today? >> exactly? $1402 and change. >> i just looked at the numbers from today, from 2:00 when cash mob started to 3:30 which is an hour and a half, we had over 300 people come through the store and they spent way more than $20. our total for that span of time, hour and a half, was $9,000. >> in new york the cash mob was happening at two local down stores. somersalt and bell port lie kwurs. >> i bought wine so that supports the community. >> the method for selecting a small business to be cash mobbed is simple. >> first they need to be locally owned and secondly they need to give back to their community. the second part you can't fake. you can say hey i'll start sponsoring a team, bring a cash nobody my business so i can do this. we generally look for people that have a long standing commitment to their communities. >> afterwards an true encourages the cash mob participants to hang out at a local watering hole. >> they do their shopping and congregate again so they can relax. there's an ol
to day livelihood in plays like west virginia, louisiana. while their environment is being destroyed, if you think about louisiana as a state that is being literally destroyed by the industry that employs a good number of the people there. so every mechanism in that state is designed to protect an industry that's destroying the state. but people as real lives are tied to it. even democrats, someone like jay rockefeller who is considered a great prerogative when it comes to coal, he's are with the republicans. >> anyone who is going to be elected -- there are certain places where it's the geographic interests override the ideological ones. >> that's why is we need some actually leadership from the president, and others on the really central issues. i mean, look, climate change is the legacy issue of all legacy issues. you know, 100 years from now, the only thing that people are going to look back on 2012 and care about. the fiscal cliff or the -- it's like, you guys the arctic melts and you didn't do anything about it? why is that? >> keystone is one pipeline. the canadian company is
it, is the things we are doing to the environment, making these things more unbearable. construction, an earthquake there was one in chile that killed less than a hundred people, fewer than a hundred people. all of these things, and people have been forced to leave the countryside, to come to the city. so we often also discussed these things and how devotion in the land -- how it causes us to have these massive mudslides and flooding when a hurricane goes through. these things, they are more of the things that we can do something about as a community. but these other theories, they are also talked about. >> host: in reading through your book, "so spoke the earth: the haiti i knew, the haiti i know, the haiti i want to know", i was struck that so many writers return to haiti. >> guest: i think so many of us come as children. we were a lot like our parents. arkansas like they had no choice to leave. so you do have this yearning for your country. and i have a lot of family that i did quite a lot. but there is this yearning, things that are parents described as a paradise and things to f
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